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Brian Cummings helps patients, families find justice in malpractice cases

By Sponsored Content | Mar 14, 2019

A resident physician’s undetected error may have cost a patient her life during treatment at Vanderbilt University Medical Center – just the type of case Nashville attorney Brian Cummings seeks to address.

Attorney Brian Cummings brings compassion to personal injury cases

By Sponsored Content | Feb 22, 2019

Nashville attorney Brian Cummings dedicates his life's work to helping people who are injured or those who have lost someone due to the negligence of others.

Suit alleges FedEx driver caused fatal crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Feb 12, 2019

EDWARDSVILLE — A truck driver allegedly died as a result of his injuries after a FedEx driver caused a rear-end collision.

TRESSLER LLP: Tressler's 2019 Illinois Rising Stars: Cloyd, Harvey, Wilkins

By Press release submission | Jan 29, 2019

We are proud to announce that Tressler attorneys Reginald Cloyd III, Shannon Harvey and Stacey Wilkins have been selected as 2019 Illinois Rising Stars.

Blowing the whistle on bogus whistleblowers

By The Madison County Record | Jan 1, 2019

A qui tam suit filed in Southern Illinois by a former class action lawyer at Tom Lakin’s Wood River firm may be dismissed, along with nearly identical suits filed nationwide.

Mother alleges daughter fell at Dollar General

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Dec 27, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A mother is suing Dollar General after her daughter allegedly tripped on a bag of rock salt.

TRESSLER LLP: Tressler Recognized as "Best Law Firm" for Insurance Law in Chicago by U.S. News & World Report

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2018

Tressler is proud to announce that the firm has been selected as a “Best Law Firm 2019” for Insurance Law in Chicago, Illinois.

TRESSLER LLP: Andrew Paine Recognized as Emerging Lawyer

By Press release submission | Nov 9, 2018

Tressler is proud to announce that Andrew Paine has been selected as an Emerging Lawyer in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Governmental, Municipal, Lobbying & Administrative Law.

Motorist sues FedEx over Highway 64 crash

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Sep 18, 2018

BELLEVILLE — A motorist is suing FedEx and two drivers following a multi-vehicle collision on Highway 64.

There is no shame in asking for help

By Melissa O’Neill, LCSW | Aug 28, 2018

Stress, in and of itself, is not bad. High-achieving individuals in the law profession often thrive under a modicum of pressure; however, too much of any good thing is, in fact, too much.

Stiehl steps up to fill spot in short handed circuit, looking forward to three month stint

By John Breslin | Aug 22, 2018

When Belleville attorney William Stiehl Jr. received "the call" in mid-July, he hesitated, but only for a short time.

Yandle denies class certification in suit alleging faulty part from AutoZone

By John Sammon | Jun 13, 2018

A federal judge has denied a motion for class certification in a case stemming from allegations of a faulty auto part, according to a memorandum and order filed on June 7 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

FedEx, driver sued over I-55 rear-end collision

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Apr 23, 2018

EDWARDSVILLE — A FedEx driver is accused of following a vehicle too closely in a crash on Interstate 55 in Pin Oak Township.

From Legal Newsline

Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

By Daniel Fisher | Feb 9, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

Former Pacific Bell employee alleges lung cancer was caused by asbestos exposure

By Lhalie Castillo | Feb 5, 2018

BELLEVILLE – A man stationed at a Chicago naval base in the 1960s and who also worked at Pacific Bell alleges asbestos exposure caused him to develop lung cancer.

From Legal Newsline

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

By Daniel Fisher | Jan 24, 2018

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery in Carlyle accused of performing BMI music without license

By Andrew Burger | Sep 9, 2016

Music producer and publishing group BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) on Aug. 31 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois alleging that Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery in Carlyle violated copyright laws by playing music from BMI's catalog without a license.

Fifth District affirms summary judgment in favor of FedEx in Madison County class action suit over late deliveries

By Bethany Krajelis | Aug 29, 2012

Spomer A split panel of the Fifth District Appellate Court last week affirmed a Madison County order that close the book on a decade-old class action lawsuit seeking damages against Federal Express for late deliveries.

Ten years wasted on frivolous lawsuit

By The Madison County Record | Mar 19, 2011

On March 10th, Madison County Circuit Judge William Mudge granted summary judgment in favor of Federal Express in a class action suit seeking damages against the company for its allegedly late delivery of expedited packages.

Mudge ends '01 Federal Express class action; Lead plaintiff could not show he received late delivery

By Amelia Flood | Mar 15, 2011

Goldenberg A 10 year-old Madison County class action against Federal Express over alleged late deliveries is over.

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